Skip to comments.The Courage of Marine Corps Leadership on DADT
Posted on 12/18/2010 1:46:45 AM PST by Gomer1066
In an age when many Americans do not recognize that we are at war, most Americans still respect the sacrifices that our military men and women make on their behalf. According to a Rasmussen poll last May, the military continues to have the highest favorable and lowest unfavorable ratings of any group or institution in the United States Whether it is on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, on the mean streets of a third-world hell-hole, or as a silent sentinel on the Korean border, the servicemen we place in harm's way perform with dedication and excellence. They do this under physical and psychological conditions that most Americans could not tolerate and cannot understand. Their service and sacrifice allow us to go about our daily lives and, as Churchill put it, "sleep soundly in our beds."
That our soldiers have to visit violence upon those who would do us harm is a sad reality. Even a novice student of history knows that battle-ready armies are the best defense against aggressors. While we may look forward to the day when the lion lies down with the lamb, until that occurs, we must rely on those "rough men who stand ready in the night."
Despite recent attempts to socially engineer our military, the bulk of the fighting and dying continues to be done, as through the ages, by young men. The bonds of men in combat cannot be replicated in any other activity, though our society likes to think they can. We loosely use the word "combat" on the gridiron or in the courtroom. Those who have served in combat will tell you that there is no physical or emotional challenge equivalent to actual combat. Those bonds between warriors, that brotherhood, that philia, cannot be replicated outside combat.
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The distraction General Amos speaks of is the inclusion of openly gay warriors in the ranks of Marines in combat. The general displays the courage earned through combat and the commitment to his Marines to ensure their victory in combat. He has placed his love of the brotherhood of Marines ahead of the altar of political correctness inside the Beltway. We will know shortly if this courageous warrior will be sacrificed on that same altar.
What galls me is the “already captured liberal establishment,and press, have already been publishing the fact that that the enemy of our Military and our Country-the same group that demanded the immediate and unconditional surrender of Orthodox Jews and Christians back in 1987—are calling for Gen.Amos to step down—and pressuring Mikey Mullen to request it Muck like the political agents of Obamas’ Change went after
that Commander who wrote a letter in Army Times urging his soldiers to take part in that dog and pony show done by the Pentagon Mullen is resolute in the Forces being made as Sodom -running to the Presidents whistle.
This quote from the film "A Few Good Men" seems appropriate here. I wonder when they made that movie that they ever realized how true that statement was about the men that protect our country! And I mean real MEN!
Just wait for the demands and special treatment and lawsuits
I'd bet the farm that this issue of DADT repeal would be dropped like a hot potato! Unfortunately it's probably to late.
The Demonrats want to use DADT to destroy our military from the inside, because their Taliban, Russian, Chinese, North Korean, Bedouin, Iranian branches can’t do it from the outside.
In the words of Twisted Sister, “We aren’t going to take it (Leftist B.S.) any longer.”
Theme song of the Second American Revolution:
Either by the ballot box or the cartridge box such Leftist P.C. crap as this will come to a complete stop.
DADT may well be the last straw...
Yes,I agree with that proposal.
Why not settle the issue by referendum. Take a secret ballot vote by all men and women in our military. Let them decide. Then let justice be done.
If I were forced to associate in combat with these perverts, there would definitely be an increase in casualties and it won't be mine!
Without a secret ballot the results would be challenged. What about the idea disturbs you?
Since the beginning of time, homosexual CONDUCT has been not only an abomination to G_d, but also against the law. The fact that it is now considered by some, possibly you, to be an enlightened lifestyle does not make that CONDUCT acceptable. For you to even suggest that it should be put to a vote speaks volumes about you and your mindset. Regardless, this issue is moot now which I also suspect thrills you. If you are who and what I suspect, don't expect any additional replies from me.
Are you actually of the “mind set” that our soldiers would vote for acceptance of gays in the military? You’re a little loose in the flue, sir. The question must remain rhetorical, I’m pleased to recall. Hope you are digging your snow. :)